Seán Calleary

Seán Calleary (27 October 1931 – 4 June 2018) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He was a member of Dáil Éireann from 1973 to 1992 representing the Mayo East constituency.[1]

Seán Calleary
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Teachta Dála
In office
February 1973 – November 1992
ConstituencyMayo East
Personal details
Born(1931-10-27)27 October 1931
Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland
Died4 June 2018(2018-06-04) (aged 86)
County Mayo, Ireland
Political partyFianna Fáil
RelativesPhelim Calleary (father),
Dara Calleary (son)

His father Phelim Calleary had been a Teachta Dála (TD) for Mayo North constituency from 1952 to 1969.[2] A native of Ballina, County Mayo, he was educated at Garbally College in Ballinasloe, County Galway. He was a member of Mayo County Council from 1967 to 1987[3] before he became a Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo East from 1973 to 1992. He served as Minister of State at the Department of the Public Service from 1979 to 1981, at the Department of Industry and Commerce in 1982 and at the Department of Foreign Affairs from 1987 to 1992.[citation needed]

His son Dara Calleary has been a Fianna Fáil TD for the Mayo constituency since the 2007 general election.[citation needed]

Calleary died on 4 June 2018 at the age of 86.[4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Seán Calleary". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Seán Calleary". Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Death of former Mayo TD Sean Calleary". Connacht Telegraph. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Former Fianna Fáil TD Sean Calleary dies aged 86". RTÉ News. 4 June 2018.